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Operational and Tactical Buyer

Operational and Tactical Buyer

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Position Snapshot

 


Business Area: Nestlé Purina PetCare

Job Title: Operational and Tactical Buyer 

Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire 

Circa £33,000 depending on experience, plus potential bonus + fantastic benefits 

 

This is a full-time permanent opportunity, but we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you. 
 

Position Summary

 

We have a fantastic opportunity available, our Nestlé Petcare manufacturing site based within Wisbech, Cambridgeshire have an exciting major Capex Investment project starting very soon, supporting the site to expand even further, we are looking for a talent Operational and Tactical Buyer to join the project team to support us with the implementation project.

 

At Nestlé PURINA Pet Care, we're passionately committed to helping pets enjoy happier, healthier and longer lives because we're pet owners too. As a world leading company in pet care and nutrition, Nestlé PURINA has been helping pet’s live healthy, happy lives for over 85 years. We are proud to produce some of the UK’s best loved brands including BAKERS®, GO-CAT®, WINALOT®, FELIX®, and BONIO, trusted and bought by millions of pet owners. 
 

A day in the life of a Operational and Tactical Buyer

 

Reporting into the Project Engineering Manager, you will be responsible to lead all Procurement related activities in line with corporate process policies in terms of quality and compliance, ensuring the project is completed on time, within budget and fulfilling the agreed objectives. 

 


Key responsibilities of this role:

 

•    Create Purchase Orders
•    Monitor deliveries
•    Ensure clarification on invoices
•    Ensure daily contact with suppliers
•    Ensure accuracy of procurement related transactional data
•    Ensure the agreed service level with internal stakeholders
•    Day to day claims management with suppliers
•    Preparation of reports
•    Preparation of RFI/RFQ
•    Conducting tenders, negotiations, contracts preparation
•    Entering new suppliers into the system
 

What will make you successful

 

To be successful you will either have previous experience within a project engineering department or experience within a fast-paced FMCG procurement position focused on supporting a team will varied procurment related activities. 

 

Other key attributes would be:

 

•    Relevant experience in ensuring supply through correct and timely procurement transactions such as SAP contracts and purchase orders.
•    Proficiency in MS Office.
•    Proficiency in SAP.
•    Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
•    Good business writing skills.
•    Ability to build networks at all levels.
•    Negotiation skills.
 

What you need to know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.


We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.


At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!
 

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Position Snapshot

 


Business Area: Nestlé Purina PetCare

Job Title: Operational and Tactical Buyer 

Location: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire 

Circa £33,000 depending on experience, plus potential bonus + fantastic benefits 

 

This is a full-time permanent opportunity, but we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you. 
 

Position Summary

 

We have a fantastic opportunity available, our Nestlé Petcare manufacturing site based within Wisbech, Cambridgeshire have an exciting major Capex Investment project starting very soon, supporting the site to expand even further, we are looking for a talent Operational and Tactical Buyer to join the project team to support us with the implementation project.

 

At Nestlé PURINA Pet Care, we're passionately committed to helping pets enjoy happier, healthier and longer lives because we're pet owners too. As a world leading company in pet care and nutrition, Nestlé PURINA has been helping pet’s live healthy, happy lives for over 85 years. We are proud to produce some of the UK’s best loved brands including BAKERS®, GO-CAT®, WINALOT®, FELIX®, and BONIO, trusted and bought by millions of pet owners. 
 

A day in the life of a Operational and Tactical Buyer

 

Reporting into the Project Engineering Manager, you will be responsible to lead all Procurement related activities in line with corporate process policies in terms of quality and compliance, ensuring the project is completed on time, within budget and fulfilling the agreed objectives. 

 


Key responsibilities of this role:

 

•    Create Purchase Orders
•    Monitor deliveries
•    Ensure clarification on invoices
•    Ensure daily contact with suppliers
•    Ensure accuracy of procurement related transactional data
•    Ensure the agreed service level with internal stakeholders
•    Day to day claims management with suppliers
•    Preparation of reports
•    Preparation of RFI/RFQ
•    Conducting tenders, negotiations, contracts preparation
•    Entering new suppliers into the system
 

What will make you successful

 

To be successful you will either have previous experience within a project engineering department or experience within a fast-paced FMCG procurement position focused on supporting a team will varied procurment related activities. 

 

Other key attributes would be:

 

•    Relevant experience in ensuring supply through correct and timely procurement transactions such as SAP contracts and purchase orders.
•    Proficiency in MS Office.
•    Proficiency in SAP.
•    Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
•    Good business writing skills.
•    Ability to build networks at all levels.
•    Negotiation skills.
 

What you need to know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth.


We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.


At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!
 

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Wisbech, GB, PE13 2RG

Wisbech, GB, PE13 2RG

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